A policeman had allegedly tried to rape a 6-year-old inside a police checkpost in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh. The sub-inspector, Tejveer Singh, was caught by the villagers and he has been arrested.The kid was taking part in exterior the checkpost at Bhanwarka village close to Kemri city — round 350 km from the state capital Lucknow — when she was allegedly lured inside by the policeman. Quickly after, listening to her screams, villagers barged into the police station and located Tejveer Singh making an attempt to pressure himself upon the kid, reported information company AFP. Round 200 villagers later surrounded the police verify put up and held protests. The protest was known as off solely after Superintendent of Police Vipin Tada arrived on the spot and Tejveer Singh was arrested.A breath analyser take a look at confirmed that the policeman had consumed alcohol.
The kid’s dad and mom have lodged a grievance and a First Info Report was filed in opposition to the sub-inspector underneath an try to rape in addition to underneath the Safety of Youngsters In opposition to Sexual Offences Act.
The sub-inspector is at present lodged in jail and an inquiry into the incident will probably be launched, Mr Tada was quoted as saying by AFP.
The kid has undergone a medical examination and the report is awaited.
Round 20,000 circumstances of sexual assault in opposition to minors have been reported within the nation in 2015, in accordance with authorities knowledge.